Accepting Applications: 31st Annual CLYLP Sacramento Leadership Conference and 14th Annual San Joaquin Valley Institute

The Chicano Latino Youth Leadership Project (CLYLP) invites current 10th and 11th grade students to apply to the 31st Annual CLYLP Sacramento Leadership Conference and the San Joaquin Valley institute. 

Students selected to participate attend at no cost to them or their families. The deadline to apply is April 1, 2013. Conference participants participate in powerful workshops and seminars that will enhance leadership skills, academic preparedness, self-esteem, cultural awareness, and provide an understanding of state and local government. Students have a unique opportunity to visit the California State Capitol to learn first-hand about the legislative process through mock hearings and personal interaction with state legislators and legislative staff.

This year, the application process will be completely online. Visit We encourage you to share notice of this application widely to your networks.


 Application Requirements: 

3 Essay Questions
2 Letters of Recommendation
Resume of
Extracurricular Activities
School Transcripts
the Online Application 

Board of Directors
Norma Dominguez
Wells Fargo Bank

President Elect
Fernando Ramirez
Office of Los Angeles County Supervisor
Mark Ridley-Thomas

Vice President of Program Planning
Pablo Rodriguez
Communities for New California
(CNC) and CNC Education Fund

Vice President of Fundraising
Veronica Villalobos Cruz
Association of Independent 
California Colleges and Universities

Student President
Arturo Rodriguez 
Immediate Past President
Max Espinoza
California State Assembly
Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez

Vice President of Alumni Affairs
Gloria Michael Leon 
Ek & Ek

Juan Sanchez
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Carlos Illingworth
Vons, a Safeway Company

Eric Z. Guerra
Office of Assemblymember
Al Maratsuchi 
Veronica Rodriguez
Office of Senate President pro Tem
Senate Majority Caucus

Lennies M. Gutierrez
Comcast Cable

Brian Green
California State Senate

Iris Zuniga
Youth Policy Institute

Jessie Ryan
Campaign for College Opportunity
Olgalilia Ramirez
Office of Assemblymember
Roger Dickinson 
Tomasa Dueñas
Office of Assemblymember
Bill Quirk
Michele Siqueiros
Campaign for College Opportunity
The Chicano Latino Youth Leadership Project, Inc. is a non-profit tax-exempt organization. (Tax ID # 94-3069819)
Chicano Latino Youth Leadership Project  PO Box 161566  Sacramento, CA 95816